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Facebook to only run verified political ads ahead of elections in Pakistan Facebook to only run verified political ads ahead of elections in Pakistan
- April 07, 2018

No notifications were sent to those who had messages deleted, nor was there any disclosure that such a thing was even possible. The company apologized for not doing so sooner. Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie previously estimated that more than 50 million people were compromised by a personality quiz that collected data from users and their friends. (more...)
John Giannandrea Leaves Google To Join Apple John Giannandrea Leaves Google To Join Apple
- April 07, 2018

John Giannandrea , who is affectionately called J.G.by colleagues, was absorbed by Google when the search giant bought Metaweb . Appointed in early 2016 , Giannandrea served as senior vice president of engineering and joined Google in 2010 following the acquisition of Metaweb Technologies. (more...)
LeBron James, Kevin Durant in 35-player US Olympic basketball team pool LeBron James, Kevin Durant in 35-player US Olympic basketball team pool
- April 07, 2018

James is likely to soon be aiming for his fourth Olympic crew. As well as former NBA MVPs James and Curry, the squad included Houston Rockets duo James Harden and Chris Paul, along with Boston's Kyrie Irving and Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook. (more...)
Facebook adds disclosure requirements for issue ads Facebook adds disclosure requirements for issue ads
- April 07, 2018

But the FEC's proposal so far does not address issues ads. Sandberg said Facebook first learned about the breach in December 2015, but the company failed to tell members or develop a top-level opt-out button. Last month, representatives from the California-based social networking company were negotiating a data-sharing agreement with health organizations, such as the American College of Cardiology and Stanford Medical School. (more...)
Facebook's Sandberg says other cases of data misuse possible Facebook's Sandberg says other cases of data misuse possible
- April 07, 2018

EU spokesman Christian Wigand said Friday that EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova will have a telephone call with Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg , early next week to address the massive data leaks. A civil rights group and some consumer groups said on Friday they would file a complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleging that Facebook Inc's use of facial recognition techniques threaten users' privacy. (more...)
Facebook Secretly Deleted Zuckerberg's Messenger Chats From Recipients' Inboxes Facebook Secretly Deleted Zuckerberg's Messenger Chats From Recipients' Inboxes
- April 07, 2018

Facebook Data Breach - what happened? "What did you know and when did you know it will certainly be at the center of the questioning". Facebook has come under intense scrutiny in recent weeks after news broke that Cambridge Analytica , a data firm with ties to President Donald Trump's campaign, may have had information on millions of Facebook userswithout their knowledge. (more...)
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) Shares Sold by Wolverine Asset Management LLC
- April 07, 2018

About 404,713 shares traded. It has underperformed by 49.66% the S&P500. Finally, BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of Electronic Arts by 4.4% in the 4th quarter. Shares for $899,261 were sold by COLEMAN LEONARD S JR on Friday, February 16. Marietta Investment Partners Ltd Liability Com reported 4,356 shares stake. (more...)
Far Cry 5 week 1 sales estimated to be 5 million copies Far Cry 5 week 1 sales estimated to be 5 million copies
- April 07, 2018

Ubisoft says it expects the new studio will create 100 new jobs over the next five years. When it comes to games, Ubisoft Winnipeg will work with the other Ubisoft Canadian studios as a AAA co-development team, with its focus being on crafting the development tools and tech for other teams to use, with the Assassin's Creed , Watch_Dogs , and Far Cry IPs specifically being mentioned. (more...)
BlackBerry Limited (:BB) Continuing to Trade Below Moving Averages BlackBerry Limited (:BB) Continuing to Trade Below Moving Averages
- April 07, 2018

The company's net profit margin is 0 percent. In the long run equity markets that exhibit stronger EPS growth tend to outperform. EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 141.27%. The current market price is already described above i.e., $10.53. The company has a market cap of $6,850.00, a P/E ratio of 19.32 and a beta of 1.12. (more...)
Take a snapshot of Stock: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)
- April 07, 2018

ATR can display volatility of stocks, ETFs and indexes. The shares now trade at $43.48 and have been able to report a change of -1.78% over the past one week. Checking on recent price levels compared to prior highs and lows, we have seen that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM ) recently traded -6.98% away from the 50-day high and moved 8.41% from the 50-day low. (more...)
Stock with Surprising Moves in Wall Street: Kindred Healthcare (KND)
- April 07, 2018

The vote clears a major hurdle and keeps the deal on track to close this summer. ATR can display volatility of stocks, ETFs and indexes. Meanwhile the surviving Kindred Healthcare will be a privately owned specialty hospital company based in Louisville and led by Breier. (more...)
FB admits to scanning Messenger conversations for data FB admits to scanning Messenger conversations for data
- April 07, 2018

The bill's sponsors said they welcomed Facebook's support. "By increasing transparency around ads and Pages on Facebook, we can increase accountability for advertisers-improving our service for everyone". "You build something; someone's going to try to get around it". Sandberg has been criticized in recent weeks for her absence from the growing global debate about Facebook's failure to protect user privacy and what it must do to move forward. (more...)
Windows 10's New Preview Improves Microsoft's Sets Feature Windows 10's New Preview Improves Microsoft's Sets Feature
- April 07, 2018

Microsoft is likely to move the Windows Insider Fast and Slow rings to RS5 pretty soon. Microsoft allows a small batch of Insiders who can opt for Skip Ahead as the company still needs testers who can help them with RS4. Context menus: New tab can be opened when right-clicking on a folder, Close tab and other actions can be selected when right clicking on a tab. And there are a whole load of miscellaneous fixes listed at the end of the blog post as usual, including removing the Display ... (more...)
Final Fantasy 15 has four more episodes coming in 2019 Final Fantasy 15 has four more episodes coming in 2019
- April 07, 2018

It will be newly accompanied by raid bosses and battle challenges. The new DLC will become available between winter 2018 and summer 2019, which is quite a broad release window. The first slide suggests Episode 1, Ardyn, will be out in Winter 2019 but provides no descriptor of its plot. Do note, however, that none of these are canon. (more...)
Yes, Facebook is scanning your messages Yes, Facebook is scanning your messages
- April 07, 2018

Currently, users have no way of deleting sent messages from the recipients' inbox. You might assume that chats sent on Facebook Messenger are completely private. "We're starting this in the USA and expanding to the rest of the world in the coming months". The social media company has come under fire after it was disclosed that political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica , which worked for Donald Trump's presidential campaign, gained access to the personal data of up to 87 million ... (more...)
Tjx Cos INC New (TJX) Position Increased by Valinor Management Llc
- April 07, 2018

The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) has risen 2.67% since April 6, 2017 and is uptrending. TJX underperformed by 8.88% the S&P 500. The business's revenue was up 15.8% on a year-over-year basis. (NYSE:TJX) or 7.10M shares. Kopp Investment Advsr Lc holds 0.5% or 6,552 shares in its portfolio. The TJX Companies , Inc. (NYSE:TJX). Ipswich Invest Management Co has invested 0.13% of its portfolio in The TJX Companies , Inc. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz India sales up 22.5% in FY'18 Mercedes-Benz India sales up 22.5% in FY'18
- April 07, 2018

The GLC was the top-selling SUV for the brand in the first quarter. Albeit on a small base, volumes at Jaguar Land Rover India increased 49 per cent to 3,954 units in calendar 2017 over the a year ago. The luxury sedan segment comprising the C-Class, E-Class and the S-Class performed very well. "Qualitative expansion in our network spread, coupled with service differentiation driven by our cost of ownership measures and availability of tailor made financial programmes, will continue to add ... (more...)
Why to Keeping Eye on Facebook, Inc. (FB), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)? Why to Keeping Eye on Facebook, Inc. (FB), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)?
- April 07, 2018

The company has managed to keep price to sales ratio of 7.20. General Electric Company (GE) reported up change of 1.13% in last trading session. According to a filing the fund upped its stake in Select Sector Spdr (XLK) by 137,160 shares to 3.04M shares, valued at $194.65 million in 2017Q4. (more...)
Why Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) in Buy? Stifel Nicolaus
- April 07, 2018

The price target is the price an analyst considers the stock will reach during their investment time horizon, which for most firms is 12 months. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.01) earnings per share. The Stock price down move to its 20 SMA, receiving consideration form Day Traders as 20-SMA is the last stop on the bus for short-term traders. Now moving toward intermediate time frame, 50-day Moving average is more useful at showing position trading trends ... (more...)
Seesawing Stock: Biocept, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOC)
- April 07, 2018

The stock increased 0.76% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $111.15. It has underperformed by 14.76% the S&P500. Stewart & Patten Co Llc decreased its stake in Qualcomm Inc ( QCOM ) by 85.89% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)

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